Behind the Cover: New Phytologist 217:3, February 2018

The cover for New Phytologist 217:3 is rather special, being the first cover to feature a hand-drawn image since 2004. In this instalment of Behind the Cover, authors Claire Stanley and Guido Grossmann reveal more detail about the dual-flow-RootChip, the subject of their recent Methods paper. The artwork illustrates the dual-flow-RootChip, a new technology that enables r...
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A radical role in lateral root development

While roots may appear tangled, their architecture is strictly controlled by plants to maximise their uptake of water and nutrients from the soil. Root development is regulated by many hormones and signals, including reactive oxygen species (ROS), which were once considered to be toxic by-products of cellular processes, but are now known to function in a wide range of plant fun...
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